A working group of the Emergency Ministry headed by Deputy Minister Sergei Kadadov has checked readiness of the Stavropol Territory subsystem of the Single State Disaster Management System (SSDMS) to respond during 2018 flood and wildfire seasons.
The Crisis Management Center held a meeting to discuss preparing for spring risks. It was attended by employees of the Emergency Ministry’s Stavropol Territory Directorate and representatives of the local executive authorities.
A working meeting of the Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov with the Governor of Novgorod Region Andrei Nikitin has been held today in the Russian Emergencies Ministry to discuss preparation of territorial sub-system of the Single State Disaster Management System to spring flood and wildfire season in Novgorod Region.
The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations has finished building the 74th humanitarian convoy. The trucks loaded with relief supplies will leave the Emergency Ministry’s Don Rescue Center tomorrow and will head to Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine.
The convoy will deliver to people in Donbass more than 430 tons of relief supplies, including baby food and medical items.
The convoy will continue to Donetsk and Matveyev Kurgan checkpoints at the state border to undergo necessary customs procedures under international humanitarian laws.
Russian Minister for Emergency Situations has hosted today a working meeting with David Beasley, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP).
During the talks, the officials discussed pressing issues of international humanitarian assistance and closer cooperation for global food security.
Messrs. Puchkov and Beasley noted that cooperation between the Emergency Ministry and WFP has stable positive dynamics and plays a key part in fighting hunger and humanitarian crises all over the world.
The Emergency Ministry’s humanitarian convoy has reached Donetsk and Matveyev Kurgan checkpoints on the Russian-Ukrainian border. All the trucks underwent necessary customs procedures under the international humanitarian laws.
After the checks they are going to proceed to Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. The whole cargo is going to be unloaded at receiving centers in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions.